My Fishing Break at Gliffaes – Bob Polley 26th April 2012 It was a cold, wet day when we arrived at Gliffaes Hotel recently for a four day fishing break on various beats of the River Usk. We were met by Frank Williams our guide for the four days. Our first beat was to be [...]
Posts Tagged ‘river Usk’
- April 20th, 2012
- Gone Fishing
A Day’s fly fishing with guide Frank Williams This was our third fishing trip to Gliffaes and our second under Frank’s guidance. I am 17 and my father takes me on an annual fly fishing trip as a treat. Unfortunately my home county of Essex is flat and so I do not get much time [...]
- March 5th, 2012
- Gone Fishing
Fishing Opens on the Usk The fishing season started yesterday (3rd March – 30th September for trout and 17th October for salmon) and the Usk looked pretty good at Gliffaes, all be it, with pretty low flows, at about a foot above summer levels. We have had rain overnight so I expect the water to [...]
- November 17th, 2011
- What's Going On?
What an amazing Autumn..and still going on. It is the middle of November and the colours on the magnificent trees at Gliffaes are still something to behold. By rights we should have had a frost or two by now and most of the trees would have turned or dropped their leaves by now. However, the [...]
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